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   Like the blues itself, “Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues,” through Sept. 2 at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, is a terrible beauty. Born out of the horror of slavery and the ongoing march to overcome its far-...

   Synchronized swimmers from Eau La La Entertainment performed on Saturday night at an East Hampton Library Authors Night dinner to honor Lynn Sherr, the author of “Swim: Why We Love the Water.” The dinner was hosted by...

    Christina Lynch Markham, a Westbury native, first started dancing when she was 2 in a toddler ballet class, where, she says, “I was always in a time-out. I just had too much energy.”

Open Auditions
    Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center will hold open auditions Wednesday and next Thursday at 6 p.m. for its forthcoming production of “Inherit the Wind.” The play...

Photo Masters at Harper’s
    Harper’s Books in East Hampton will show work by Kazuo Kitai and John Gossage beginning Saturday and running through Oct. 1. The exhibitions will be accompanied by...

Opera, Cabaret, Poetry
    Mira J. Spektor’s “Road to November” will take place at the Montauk Library on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Spektor will read poems from her book “Road to...

    “Meet Me in St. Louis” will be shown tonight at 8 in the John Drew Theater as part of Guild Hall’s ongoing celebration of Judy Garland’s film debut 75 years ago. “All Singin’, All Dancin...

   Art Southampton, a new fair held on the Elks Club grounds in Southampton from July 26 to 30, did well in its first go-round, its organizers said, and they plan to return. The event drew 11,750 people, and galleries that...

   The fourth concert of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, held last Thursday at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church and called “Winds of Change,” featured winds, strings, and piano. It included a lesser-known...